Keeping the Flag Flying...

Keeping the Flag Flying...

Tuesday, 15 July 2008

Athens hosts Pre-Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Basketball: New Zealand wins opening game at Olympic qualifying tournament

New Zealand has beaten Cape Verde 77-50 to start a 12-nation qualifying tournament for the Beijing Olympics.

The Tall Blacks led 16-0 before extending it to 42-20 at halftime. Kirk Penney led the scoring with 25 points.

New Zealand captain Pero Cameron says his teammates knew little about their opponents going into the game. more

From 14 July 2008

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